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Timeline :: Adult Protection Legislation in Scotland

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Following on from the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 and the 2004 review of Borders' Council, new legislation was introduced - the Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act and the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act.

Publication of Scottish Government review, Adult support and protection (Scotland) Act 2007: A review of literature on effective interventions that prevent and respond to harm against adults. Edinburgh: Scottish Government.